Penguin Random House Audio wins five at the New York Festival Radio Awards
The Awards honour “content in all lengths and forms […] celebrat[ing] the exceptional and innovative projects being created on all continents” and saw gold prizes for John le Carré’s revisit of the world of George Smiley in A Legacy of Spies, Eddie Izzard’s unforgettable turn narrating his own autobiography Believe Me (along with plenty of ad-libbing) and Stephen Fry’s bestselling Mythos.
In full, Penguin Random House Audio’s commended titles were:
Carlo Rovelli’s Reality is Not What it Seems was narrated by Executive Producer Roy McMillan, who runs Penguin Random House UK Audio’s very own studio based in their 80 Strand offices and has produced thousands of titles for the publisher over recent years.
Sam Halstead, Senior Commissioning Editor for Penguin said, "I’m so thrilled that the hard work and creativity of the audio team and our colleagues and authors from across the business has been recognised across such a wide variety of titles."
Duncan Honeyman, Senior Commissioning Editor for Random House said, "Winning an industry award of this calibre is a testament to the incredible work our narrators have done on our audiobooks: to win Gold and Silver in so many categories feels hugely rewarding."
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